2020 Essence of Humanities and Social Sciences6:Business System Design

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Humanities and social science courses
Shimura Chikashi 
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Course description and aims

We describe the company as a system of value creation ,consisting of corporate governance and business process management , business intelligence ,management of human resources and organization . Then,we will understand management strategy and process of organization change .

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1)recognize the companies and management as a system
2)understand the expectations of companies for engineers
3)learn the advanced knowledge of business administration


value creation,management system,management resources,management strategy,IT strategy,business solutions,organizational development

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Lecture and mini exercises

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Company and management as a system of value creation Consider company and management as a system of value creation.
Class 2 Management system ① Mechanism of corporate governance and business process management Understand mechanism of corporate governance and business process. management.
Class 3 Management system ② Interaction with the business environment Understand interaction with the business environment.
Class 4 Data as asset and information systems Understand the value of data as business assets and understand corporate information systems
Class 5 Management strategy for changing business environment Understand business strategies as scenarios for resource utilization in response to environmental changes
Class 6 Process of value creation① Identify the essence of the issue Identify the composition of the problem in the process of value creation in companies.
Class 7 Process of value creation② Making business solutions and organizational development Understand theory of business solutions and organizational development.

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.



Reference books, course materials, etc.


Assessment criteria and methods

Attitude to participate in class(50%)、final report(50%)

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